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Item 30923

Title: Scales Buildings, Guilford, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

Item 13042

Title: Rear of Sanctuary, Phippsburg Congregational Church

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1962

Location: Phippsburg

Media: Photographic print

Item 81695

Title: Hancock Street buildings, Bangor, ca. 1976

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library

Date: circa 1976

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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Item 91782

Address: Assessor's Record, 1437 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mutual Service Buildings

Use: Filling station

Item 70930

Address: Electric Building, Presumpscot Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Electric Building

Item 86129

Address: Office, Browns Wharf Office Building, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F E Irwin Lumber Company

Use: Office

Exhibits Showing 3 of 119 View All

Exhibit

Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

Anshe Sfard Chevra Kadisha, Portland, 1890

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.